Season 12 is the twelfth season of The CW's Supernatural. It was announced on March 12, 2016. The season will consist of 23 episodes and air on Thursdays at 9:00 pm (ET) for the first 8 episodes before moving to 8:00 pm (ET) in January 2017.  Filming began on July 12, 2016, and is scheduled to end on April 26, 2017. 
Season 12 premiered October 13, 2016, with "Keep Calm and Carry On".
- Jared Padalecki as Sam Winchester (18/23)
- Jensen Ackles as Dean Winchester (18/23)
- Mark Sheppard as Crowley (10/23) (episodes 1-3, 7-9, 12-13, 15, 17)
- Mark Pellegrino as Lucifer (4/23) (episodes 12-13, 15, 17)
- Misha Collins as Castiel (9/23) (episodes 1-3, 7-10, 12, 15)
Special Guest StarEdit
- Samantha Smith as Mary Winchester (9/23) (episodes 1-3, 6, 9, 12-14, 17)
- Ruth Connell as Rowena (5/23) (episodes 2-3, 8, 11, 13)
- David Haydn-Jones as Arthur Ketch (9/23) (episodes 2, 4, 8-9, 12-14, 17-18)
- Adam Fergus as Mick Davies (6/23) (episodes 2, 8-9, 14, 16-17)
- Courtney Ford as Kelly Kline (3/23) (episodes 8, 13, 17)
- Elizabeth Blackmore as Lady Toni Bevell (2/23) (episodes 1-2)
- Lisa Berry as Billie (2/23) (episodes 6, 9)
- Kim Rhodes as Jody Mills (1/23) (episode 6)
- Adam Rose as Aaron Bass (1/23) (episode 5)
- Theo Devaney as Gavin MacLeod (1/23) (episode 13)
- Rick Worthy as Alpha Vampire (1/23) (episode 14)
- Kathryn Love Newton as Claire Novak (1/23) (episode 16)
- David Chisum as Jefferson Rooney (1/23) and Lucifer (1/23) (episode 8)
- Woody Jeffreys as Tommy (3/23) (episodes 2-3, 7)
- Kara Royster as Alicia Banes (2/23) (episode 6, 9)
- Kendrick Sampson as Max Banes (1/23) (episode 6)
- Ali Ahn as Dagon (2/23) (episode 13, 17)
|Keep Calm and Carry On||Writer: Andrew Dabb||Director: Phil Sgriccia||10/13/2016||#242 1201|
|MAMA WINCHESTER IS BACK — Dean (Jensen Ackles) is overwhelmed as he comes face to face with his mom, Mary Winchester (guest star Samantha Smith). Meanwhile, Sam (Jared Padalecki) is fighting for his life after Toni, from the Woman of Letters, shot him.
|Mamma Mia||Writer: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming||Director: Thomas Wright||10/20/2016||#243 1202|
|RICK SPRINGFIELD GUEST STARS — Dean (Jensen Ackles), Castiel (Misha Collins) and Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) have a lead on Sam (Jared Padalecki) and set out to rescue him. Dean is uncomfortable with putting Mary in danger but she insists on going along. Meanwhile, Crowley (Mark A. Sheppard) is tipped off that Lucifer has taken over the body of rock star Vince Vicente (guest star Rick Springfield).
|The Foundry||Writer: Robert Berens||Director: Robert Singer||10/27/2016||#244 1203|
|OH BABY – When a crying baby leads to death in a mysterious abandoned house, Mary (guest star Samantha Smith), Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) decide to investigate. Meanwhile, Castiel’s (Misha Collins) hunt for Lucifer (guest star Rick Springfield) leads him, begrudgingly, to partner up with Crowley (Mark A. Sheppard).
|American Nightmare||Writer: Davy Perez||Director: John Showalter||11/3/2016||#245 1204|
|OFF THE GRID – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a case that leads them to a devout religious family that lives off the grid. The brothers realize that the parents are hiding a huge secret that could destroy them all. Meanwhile, Dean struggles to accept Mary’s (guest star Samantha Smith) latest decision.|
|The One You've Been Waiting For||Writer: Meredith Glynn||Director: Nina Lopez-Corrado||11/10/2016||#246 1205|
|EVERYBODY STILL HATES HITLER – After learning that the soul of Adolf Hitler has been trapped in a 1930’s gold pocket watch, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) must act quickly to prevent a group of Nazi necromancers from resurrecting the Führer.|
|Celebrating The Life Of Asa Fox||Writer: Steve Yockey||Director: John Badham||11/17/2016||#247 1206|
|THREE WINCHESTERS ARE BETTER THAN ONE – When hunters gather together to celebrate the life and tragic death of one of their own, Sam (Jared Padalecki) Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) must take action when a demon starts picking off hunters one by one.|
|Rock Never Dies||Writer: Robert Berens||Director: Eduardo Sanchez||12/1/2016||#248 1207|
|RICK SPRINGFIELD ROCKS OUT AS LUCIFER – Lucifer (Rick Springfield) realizes that as rock star Vince Vincente, he can get his fans to do whatever he wants. Thrilled with this power, Lucifer arranges to play a secret VIP concert in order to kill all of them. Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Castiel (Misha Collins) enter the underbelly of the music industry to try to stop him.
|LOTUS||Writer: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming||Director: Phil Sgriccia||12/8/2016||#249 1208|
|THE CHASE CONTINUES – Lucifer’s search for power and influence in a vessel lands him in the White House. The President of The United States (guest star David Chisum) unknowingly makes a deal with the devil, leading Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles), Castiel (Misha Collins), Crowley (Mark A. Sheppard) and Rowena (guest star Ruth Connell) to band together to fight the Dark Lord.
|First Blood||Writer: Andrew Dabb||Director: Robert Singer||01/26/2017||#250 1209|
|THE HUNTERS BECOME THE HUNTED – After being arrested for the attempted assassination of the President of The United States, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) must find a way out of an underground, government-run, detention facility in the middle of nowhere. Determined to find her sons, Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) and Castiel (Misha Collins) seek assistance from an unlikely source.
|Lily Sunder Has Some Regrets||Writer: Steve Yockey||Director: Thomas Wright||02/02/2017||#251 1210|
|ANGELS AMONG US – Lily Sunder (guest star Alicia Witt) steeps herself in black magic, honing her powers for over a century, waiting to exact revenge on a band of angels that murdered her family. Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) must work quickly to stop Castiel (Misha Collins) from becoming her next victim.
|Regarding Dean||Writer: Meredith Glynn||Director: John Badham||02/09/2017||#252 1211|
|DEAN LOSES HIS MEMORY - Sam (Jared Padalecki) enlists Rowena's (guest star Ruth Connell) help to track down an old world, powerful family of witches after Dean (Jensen Ackles) gets hit by a spell that is rapidly erasing his memory.|
|Stuck in the Middle (With You)||Writer: Davy Perez||Director: Richard Speight Jr.||02/16/2017||#253 1212|
|RICHARD SPEIGHT JR. DIRECTS – Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) asks Sam (Jared Padalecki), Dean (Jensen Ackles) and Castiel (Misha Collins) for help on a case she’s working but neglects to mention the British Men of Letters are involved. When Mary is double crossed, everything is revealed.
|Family Feud||Writer: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming||Director: P.J. Pesce||02/23/2017||#254 1213|
|SAM AND DEAN ASK ROWENA TO FIND CROWLEY’S SON – When Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) look into a murder at a museum, they learn a ghost from a merchant ship that sunk in 1723 may be at the heart of the mystery. After realizing “The Star” was the same ship that Crowley’s (Mark A. Sheppard) son Gavin McLeod (guest star Theo Devaney) should have been aboard, they enlist help from Rowena (guest star Ruth Connell) to track Gavin down. Kelly Kline (guest star Courtney Ford), still pregnant with Lucifer’s child, takes refuge with a demon after an angel attempts to kill her.
|The Raid||Writer: Robert Berens||Director: John MacCarthy||03/02/2017||#255 1214|
|SAMMY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER - A chance to take out a nest of vampires backfires when the alpha-vamp shows up and turns the tables on Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) and The British Men of Letters, who are doing their best to recruit Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles).|
|Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell||Writer: Davy Perez||Director: Nina Lopez-Corrado||03/09/2017||#256 1215|
|THE HOUNDS OF HELL - An attack by an invisible hellhound at a campsite leads Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) to investigate the mysterious circumstances. Meanwhile, two of Crowley's (Mark A. Sheppard) own personal demons uncover what he has been hiding. Castiel (Misha Collins) gets a lead on Kelly Kline.
|Ladies Drink Free||Writer: Meredith Glynn||Director: Amyn Kaderali||03/30/2017||#257 1216|
|WOLF IN THE NIGHT - Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) let Mick Davies (guest star Adam Fergus) tag along on a case as they search for a werewolf. The three men run into Claire Novak (guest star Kathryn Love Newton), also working the hunt. However, the reunion is short lived after Claire is bitten and the brothers race to find a way to help her before she turns.|
|The British Invasion||Writer: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming||Director: John F. Showalter||04/06/2017||#258 1217|
|THE WINCHESTERS FIND KELLY KLINE – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) get a lead on Kelly Kline’s (guest star Courtney Ford) whereabouts. Mick (guest star Adam Fergus) drops by the bunker unexpectedly and decides to join the hunt.
|The Memory Remains||Writer: John Bring||Director: Phil Sgriccia||04/13/2017||#259 1218|
|SECRETS AND LIES – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) investigate a missing person’s case in a small town. The lead witness tells the Winchesters the attacker was a man with the head of a goat. Sam and Dean aren’t sure what to believe but when the witness goes missing they realize the town is hiding a dark secret.|
|The Future||Writer: Meredith Glynn and Robert Berens||Director: Amanda Tapping||04/27/2017||#260 1219|
|KELLY MAKES A BOLD CHOICE – Sam (Jared Padalecki) comes up with a way to stop Lucifer’s (Mark Pellegrino) baby but Castiel (Misha Collins) has something else in mind for Kelly (guest star Courtney Ford). Dean (Jensen Ackles) is furious when he finds out someone stole the colt. Kelly makes a bold choice about the baby’s future.
|Twigs & Twine & Tasha Banes||Writer: Steve Yockey||Director: Richard Speight Jr.||05/04/2017||#261 1220|
|RICHARD SPEIGHT, JR. DIRECTS – Alicia Banes (guest star Kara Royster) calls Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) for help after her mother, Tasha (guest star Alvina August), goes missing. Sam (Jared Padalecki) answers Mary’s phone and he and Dean (Jensen Ackles) head out to help Alicia and her twin brother, Max (guest star Kendrick Sampson), find their mother who was hunting a powerful witch. Meanwhile, Mary starts to have some doubts about the British Men of Letters.|
|There's Something About Mary||Writer: Brad Buckner and Eugenie Ross-Leming||Director: P.J. Pesce||05/11/2017||#262 1221|
|MARY VS. TONI BEVELL – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) are alarmed when they learn hunters are being killed by suspicious “accidents” all over the country. They decide it is best to find Mary (guest star Samantha Smith) and make sure she’s safe. Meanwhile, Toni (guest star Elizabeth Blackmore) is back in the states and she and Mary face off.
|TBA||Writer: Robert Berens||Director: John Showalter||05/18/2017||#263 1222|
|TBA||Writer: Andrew Dabb||Director: Robert Singer||05/18/2017||#264 1223|
NOTE: Italicized information are still subject to change anytime. 
- Filming dates: 12x23 (April 14 to 26).
- It is still unknown if Donna will be back this season. She was supposed to be on The Memory Remains, however, she wasn't on set during filming.
- Jody Mills will be back on episode 22.
- Jim Michaels tweeted a picture where fans can see a script page of episode 22, where Dean confronts Mary on the deal she made with Azazel. 
- This is the first season to have 5 series regulars as Mark Pellegrino has been promoted as of Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell. This season marks his first season as a series regular, since he was a guest in all his previous appearances.
- This is the first season to not feature Bobby Singer physically.
- This is the second season to have two new episodes air in one night. The first one was Season 6.
- This is the first season since Season 1 and Season 2 to feature a yellow-eyed demon alive in the present timeline.
- ↑ http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/more-tv-news/the-flash-the-100-and-even-crazy-ex-girlfriend-renewed-all-11-cw-series-picked-up-for-2016-17/
- ↑ http://deadline.com/2016/11/the-cw-midseaosn-premiere-date-schedule-supernatural-dc-legends-of-tomorrow-1201855680/
- ↑ https://www.dgc.ca/assets/Uploads/BritishColumbia/AvailsProductionLists/Documents/Production-List.pdf
- ↑ http://ibelieveinthelittletreetopper.tumblr.com/post/147242139088/supernatural-season-12-spoiler-sheet
- ↑ https://twitter.com/TheJimMichaels/status/849284479705153539
See Also Edit
|Seasons in Supernatural|